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Data Pipeline Snapshots - Special Education December Count

Special Education December Count

The Special Education December Count collection is an annual count of Eligible Students Under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as of December 1st.   Special Education December Staff Data is also required to obtain actual data on special education staff employed by administrative units on December 1st of each year so that appropriate licensure and endorsement of staff can be verified; and reports can be made to the State Legislature, Federal government, local administrative units, and the public.

December Count 2014 Timeline (PDF)

File Layout and Definitions:
2014-15 File Layout and Definitions for December Count (PDF)

Business Rules:
2013-2014 Special Education December Count Student Business Rules (XLS)
2013-2014 Special Education December Count Staff Business Rules (XLS)

Special Education December Count 2013 (PPTX)
Special Education Regional Trainings (PPTX)


Additional Links:
December Count Exception Instructions and Template (XLS)


Contact: Kristi Gleason

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